An alphabetical listing of the Library's Digital Resources. See descriptions for login information.
ABCmouse.com The award-winning ABCmouse.com curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-6+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. ABCmouse.com is 100% educational, with 3,500+ learning activities across all major subject areas—reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music. Best of all, kids love it. And it’s free to use in this library! (Available only at the Library) ABCmouse square2
Ancestry.com Library Edition Perhaps the premier online resource for genealogical research. Access to million of records from US and other country's censuses, birth, death and marriage records, immigration and military records as well as historic newspaper collections. (Available only at the Library)  Paid for by Enrich Iowa Direct State Aid Ancestry 2
Bridges eBooks & eAudiobooks

Download E-books and Audiobooks to your reader, MP3 device, or computer FOR FREE from the library's Bridges collection (through Overdrive).  Follow the helpful step-by-step instructions at the website to get started, or do a quick search in the search bar on the left. Thousands of titles to choose from!  Paid for by Washington County Public Library Association

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Chilton Repair Manuals

Find step-by-step auto repair instructions, maintenance schedules, recalls, diagrams and more. Search by specific year, make and model.

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CREDO reference

Remember those shelves full of heavy reference books we used to keep to help with early research? This = them

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Driving-Tests.org Free Iowa DMV practice tests available to library patrons. Includes accessibility tools that allow users to hear selections read aloud, make them into MP3s, translate pages into other languages, magnify text, and mask sections of the screen for greater visibility on driving practice tests. Driving Tests square
Gale Up-to-date, full-text magazines, newspapers, journals, periodicals, videos, and podcasts. Gale PowerSearch square
Heritage Quest HeritageQuest Online is a great genealogical resource providing access to US Census records from 1790-1930, selected Revolutionary War records, records of the Freedman's Bank, and over 28,000 family and local histories. Find your family today!  Paid for by Enrich Iowa Direct State Aid Heritage Quest 3
Learning Express LearningExpress Library is an interactive online learning platform featuring over 770 practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks related to job search and workplace skills improvement, career certification and licensing exam preparation, college entrance and graduate school admissions exam preparation, GED exam preparation, and basic skills improvement in reading, writing, and math, for all ages. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. (Follow the link and create your own personalized account)  Paid for by Iowa Library Services & Iowa Workforce Development Learning Express 2.0
Local Authors Collection Biographies, free e-books and digital content written by area authors. Please submit works to the Library Director for inclusion. [No Log-in Necessary]
NoveList Plus The secret to finding great books... NoveList Plus is the premiere database of reading recommendations. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.  Paid for by Washington County Public Library Association NoveList Plus vertical
Southeast Iowa Digital Archive An open digital newspaper archive for all of Washington County and surrounding areas. [Open to all - no login necessary] Paid for by the Washington County Riverboat Foundation, Brinton Educational Trust and all 13 communities whose newspapers were digitized.
Transparent Language With 100+ Languages (and Growing!), a flexible learning path, extensive English collection for English learners, optimization for touchscreen, downloadable audio files, and typing and speaking practice, it's no wonder Transparent Language is the most complete language-learning system for libraries! [Follow the image link and then create your own personalized account] Transparent Language with Byki banner
TumbleBooks View these Kids eBooks right from your computer or device, and help your young child enter the fascinating world of books at an early age! An Early Childhood Literacy database with interactive e-books for children! (Enter your library card number. If cookies are enabled it only has to be entered once.)  Paid for by Enrich Iowa Direct State Aid Tumblebook square
Tumblebooks en Español Ver e-libros para los niños directamente desde su ordenador o dispositivo electrónico, y ayude a su niño entre en el fascinante mundo de los libros a una edad temprana! Acceso inmediato desde este enlace. Una base de datos de la alfabetización en la primera infancia, con los e-libros interactivos para los niños! (Escribir el número de tarjeta de la biblioteca) Logo for the Spanish Language Tumblebooks site.
Washington Local Historic Research Information about each property in the Downtown Historic District and West Side Residential Historic District, organized by address. Learn more about our historic downtown & residences! (No login necessary)  Paid for by a Historic Resources Development Grant & the City of Washington COPYRIGHTED IMAGE - Used with permission from the City of Washington.
Washington Evening Journal Keyword searching is available for articles from 1999.  Access The Journal from any library computer or from our wireless network.  If you are looking for an article from before 1999, there is microfilm available in the Genealogy section. (Available only at the Library)  Paid for by Washington Evening Journal Image link to the Washington Evening Journal online
Zinio eMagazines

"The World's Largest Newsstand," Zinio is the ultimate app for magazine lovers, with digital magazines for iPad, iPhone, Android, Mac & PC. Magazines, including back-issues, are received through the library's subscriptions, with new issues downloading automatically. Zinio is accessible in 33 languages! (Register twice - once with Recorded Books and then again with Zinio)  Paid for by Washington County Public Library Association

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This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.